A future leader in D.C. George Hart of Covington, a seventh-grade student at George Walton Academy, attended the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., in August. During the week the Jr. NYCL scholars examined leadership in a historical context, focused on applying critical leadership skills in their own lives and explored ways to make a difference when they returned home to their schools and communities.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office will receive decision-based drivers training for their deputies. It's called a driving simulator and it allows a driver to be put into everyday driving and emergency response situations without actually being out on the road and in their vehicle. Not only that, but the simulator is mobile and it comes, literally, right to the doorstep of the Newton County Sheriff's Office to provide the training.
The 6th Annual Newton County Literacy Festival, co-sponsored by The Learning Center and Main Street Covington, brings together organizations and agencies committed to educating families in a day of fun activities.The Literacy Festival will be held on Saturday, September 12 from 10:00 am until 1:30 pm on the Square in historic Covington.Booths will offer activities for children such as arts and crafts, games, sidewalk chalk art, and a book walk, while adults can learn more about services offered by each organization.New this year, Newton County Health Department will be offering seasonal flu shots at ...
In an effort to continue its exploration of how Newton County can preserve greenspace for agriculture, tourism and recreation as part of a future green economy, The Center is hosting Billy Van Pelt, a farmland preservation expert from Lexington, Ky.
Bond was denied once again for 16-year-old Katria Luche McClain, the teenager being charged as an adult in the murder of Conyers landscaper Timothy Clements. She is being charged with felony murder and conspiracy to commit murder.